Olivia’s pretty pink ice cream and flower first birthday

Haven’t shared any pictures for ages! So many things were going on since our little girl was born I couldn’t find the time anymore. But for sure the best thing that happened to me this year (actually in my whole life) is she making part of it. She turned one-year-old last month and in order to celebrate this little miracle I wanted to eat some ice cream and some cake. But as a foodlover with a weakness for pink , I ended up having too pink and too much ice cream- cake. Lol. We snapped some (much) of it in the morning of her birthday bash

Olivia 1

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10 x Easter crafts

To throw the perfect Easter brunch we need Easter eggs, more eggsEaster treats and for sure a house that screams Easter. With these final Easter craft ideas, I am sure you will have a fabulous Easter.

1. Lets’s start with adding some flowers to your table. Combine your decorated eggs into this this colourful Easter Bouquet (via Britt + Co). 

DIY Easter Crafts

2. Put your eggs into these pretty DIY Origami Easter Bunny Basket (via Minidrops).

DIY Easter crafts

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12 x DIY Easter Eggs

This Sunday, I’ll be celebrating Easter. We’re having just a small get together with the family in law. Like every year, eggs will be an essential part of it. Did you already decide how to decorate your eggs? Here my 10 favorite’s of this year:

1. What about having them wear a party hat? (via Flax & Twine). 

DIY Easter eggs

 2. Or turning your eggs into hipsters, by putting them on a mustache (via Britt + Co).  

DIY Easter eggs

3. Or big ol’ hairdo’s to make them look like a fashionable fancy retro lady egg (via Studio DIY). 

DIY Easter eggs

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A little St. Patrick’s Day Party

I am so not into green. But this week is St Patrick’s Day, the only day in the year I am willing to wear this color. Do you have any plans for St. Patrick’s? Here are some green idea’s to make for your little St. Patrick’s Day Party: 

1. Start with sending some pretty Shamrock Cards to invite everybody (via Oh Happy Day

St Patricks Day DIY

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DIY Fringe table numbers

DIY Table number

Planning to host a fun dinner party with some pop of color? Here some table numbers you might consider to make. Depending on your color theme, you can make them in any color you like; pink or blue for a baby shower or bachelorette, orange and black for Halloween, green for st. Patrick’s day, red for Christmas, gold for New Years eve or a mixture of your favorite colors. I made these table numbers for my wedding, using a mixture of gold, pink and various shaded of pink. 

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10 x Valentine crafts

Valentine Collage

Since my brother was born on Valentine’s day, we normally celebrate his birthday that day but since he will be in London this year I have to think about something else to do. I won’t expect my hubby to organize anything because unfortunately, he isn’t much of a romanticist. Although I am not a very romantic person either, I want to do or make at least something in order to celebrate our happy eight year romance. Last year I made some DIY Valentine cards but I am not sure yet what to make this year. I’ve rounded up a few Valentine craft projects I love:

1. These DIY Bud Vases to put in my roses (via Britt + Co).

Valentine Crafts

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Paper Flowers

Last summer, I was crafting lots of paper flowers for my upcoming wedding (which seems ages ago now). Besides a bunch of flower garlands, I was planning to make a small flower wall but found out that the venue didn’t allow me to stick anything on the wall:(. Eventually I made small flower cardboard instead to still have some of a flower backdrop. But I still have all the paper flowers, which I am gonna reuse to decorate the wall of my future home. It’s been a while, but here the result:

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A Golden New Years Party

New Years Eve

My Christmas was lovely as always. Since we celebrated it with just the two of us in New York City, it was extra nice to celeberate it with family three days in a row this year. Santa has been good to me and I was indulged with food and presents. I did some good shopping too was happy to see the excitement on the faces of my parents and cousins when unwrapping all the stuff I bought them. 

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